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KonyvBar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$International, European,
Dob utca 45, Budapest 1074, Hungary
+36 20 922 7027
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (26 reviews)
“soup” (48 reviews)
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International, European, Central European, Hungarian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dob utca 45, Budapest 1074, Hungary
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Good atmosphere
"Best restaurant we have ever been in!"
Chris R
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2. Excellent food and staff
"It's not often I want to go back the next day for more but I do"
Christy O
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3. Creativity
"Menu based on bestsellers"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited KonyvBar based on reviews. The place itself is cosy and intimate with few covers available so booking is essential. The night we went there was a Harry Potter theme which is fine, possibly because we were there Halloween week. The menu itself is...More

Thank Sheep_green
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This was the one meal of my holiday that I was really looking forward to and it completely exceeded expectations. We all had the 5 course Lord of the Rings themed menu which was so tasty and also a lot of fun. Our waiter (Peter)...More

5  Thank LindsayK1988
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wonderful food and great atmosphere. The tasting menu with matching wines is something we wish for everyone to experience. The book theme makes the meal fun and extra enjoyable. Credit to the staff for professional and friendly service.

Thank toner276
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we arrived early at the resturant, and was greeted by our vaitor Mat’e who got os seated by the window, right next to the bookshelfes that occupies two of the walls.. and so we where off. we did the tasting menu that was set up...More

Thank Trond-J-oslo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was amazing, if you love boks as I do, then a visit here is a must. But even if your not a reader, the food here is superb and well worth a visit. When we visited we had a vaitor who was a book...More

Thank MarenH183
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unique restaurant with a menu based on a monthly selected book. At the time of my visit there was a theme around the J.K Rowling book: Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire. The food was very delicous and the selected wine was also great....More

Thank 485_seg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a splendid time here. The menu has great options and the drinks too are great. Good service aswell. The decor is impressive.

1  Thank mia w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit here, (my first was 31/2 yrs ago, shortly after it had opened. The food was exquisite. Highlights were the French onion soup and garlic and lavender butter. My main course was cod on pea risotto, the cod fell apart in...More

1  Thank HelgaJ64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here by myself for a late brunch, and they have food based on new bookthemes every week. This week it was from the book Chocolat. I was taken very well care of from the waitor Roland, he brought amazing Hungarian Bubbles, and complimentary...More

1  Thank nordicgirl74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We fell in love with this restaurant ! First of all, the place is very warm, lovely and original. We were surrounded by books, we’ve never been in a place like this. The service was great and very professional. The food was just amazing !...More

2  Thank Christine Q
District VII / Jewish Quarter
District VII is the very heart of Budapest and houses
the city’s Jewish Quarter. Its streets are lively and
colorful, its buildings narrate different histories in
an assortment of architectural styles, and its cafes
and bars are frequented and loved by the enthusiastic
crowds. Grand and magnificent, the striking star of
the district is the Great Synagogue, the largest in
Europe and one of the biggest in the world. Distinctly
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Questions & Answers
October 22, 2018|
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Response from Merlot1928 | Reviewed this property |
Check out their website, the menu is there
sandy m
April 7, 2018|
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Response from RD36 | Reviewed this property |
Only one book. But the link between the book and the menu is very tenuous - so don’t worry. When we were there the book was “The Elegance of the Hedgehog”. There was no hedgehog on the menu of course. But the book is... More
April 9, 2017|
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Response from edshada | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a full menu, courses and you can even order off the book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dob utca 45, Budapest 1074, Hungary
  • Location: Europe  >  Hungary  >  Central Hungary  >  Budapest>  > District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: District VII / Jewish Quarter
  • Phone Number: +36 20 922 7027
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Books and unquenchable affection for gastronomy called up this restaurant, where we can live for both of our passion. We offer a weekly changing books inspired cuisine traditional menu and excellent drinks in addition to taste. Have you ever felt while reading a good script the food flavor in your mouth? Have you ever wanted to try pumpkin juice of Harry Potter and the butterbeer? Want to know what flavor has the Fifty Shades of Grey? Have you ever imagined what could eat Pooh and Piglet, and you are wondering what kind of food could be Tuskevar, or Animal Farm or Gullivers Travells? Visit us and we'll show you how we are inspired by the books! If you do not want to miss your favorite book, come every week!
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